Technical Expert - Oral Health Assistant, Yavapai County, AZ (Multiple Positions/On Call)

University Of Arizona Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

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Title Technical Expert - Oral Health Assistant, Yavapai County, AZ (Multiple Positions/On Call) Department Cochise County Office (1522) Location County Extensions and Farms Position Summary

This position is for a Technical Expert (Oral Health Assistant) located in Yavapai County. The position is on call, offering intermittent hours.

This position will be affiliated with the Arizona School Based Dental Sealant Program. The Oral Health Assistant will assist a dental hygienist in oral health screenings, oral health education and application of dental sealants. Transport and set up portable dental equipment, maintain the clinical settings to meet OSHA standards, and maintain portable equipment. This position will help prepare supplies needed for the dental sealant program as well as assist the participating children to and from the classrooms. This position will also record oral health findings and prepare necessary forms to the parent, school and state with accuracy. There will be travel required throughout the greater-Yavapai County area.

This position is headquartered at 840 Rodeo Dr. Bldg C, Prescott, AZ.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with Oral Health screenings to children throughout Yavapai County.

  • Assist with the application of fluoride varnish and dental sealants to children throughout Yavapai County.

  • Educate children on healthy oral health habits for themselves and their family.

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.

  • Follow HIPAA, OSHA, and FERPA requirements.

  • Transport and set up portable dental equipment.

  • Maintain portable equipment.

  • Drive own vehicle throughout the greater-Yavapai County area.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications

  • A valid driver's license with the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy and access to reliable transportation is required upon employment.

  • Able to move and transport items in order to facilitate lifting, packing, and transporting program materials.

  • Ability to effectively work with children.

  • Able to be detail oriented

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with assisting with dental procedures.

  • Knowledge or experience of health related field.

  • Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of community health, social agencies and children's programs.

  • Ability to follow required technical materials.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Full Time/Part Time On Call Number of Hours Worked per Week Varies Job Category Administrative and Professional Benefits Eligible No FLSA Non-Exempt Posted Rate of Pay $11.00 - $16.00 Per Hour (DOE) Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S27527 Number of Vacancies Multiple Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Limited to Current UA Employees No Contact Information for Candidates

Natoyah Swift
520-458-8278 ext 2170

Open Date 07/25/2019 Review Start Date 07/30/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, for your convenience, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation. These letters of recommendation must be uploaded directly via the website by your reference provider. is not compatible with any "dossier aggregate" system (e.g., Interfolio, Intellimedia).

Quick Link for Internal Postings Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Where did you first learn about this position?

  • Arizona Daily Star

  • Arizona Republic



  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Department of Economic Security (DES)

  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education


  • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education



  • Jobing.Com

  • LinkedIn

  • Local Job Banks

  • Pima County One-Stop

  • Professional Conference

  • Professional journal/publication

  • Referred by UA Employee

  • Invited by Dept to Apply

  • UA Website

  • Other

  • Will you possess a valid driver's license and have access to reliable transportation upon employment?

  • Yes

  • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

Optional Documents

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